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Spice Cup

Occasionally a spice drink seems to be just what is desired. When this is the case, the directions given in the accompanying recipe for spice cup should be followed.

Sufficient to serve eight.


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 pints water
  • 12 cloves
  • 2-inch stick cinnamon
  • 3 lemons
  • 4 oranges
  • 2 drops oil of wintergreen


Boil the sugar, water, and spices together for 5 minutes and allow the sirup to become cool. Add the juice of the lemons and oranges and the wintergreen oil and serve in glasses over cracked ice. Garnish each glass with slices of orange and lemon or a piece of preserved ginger.


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Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Volume 5.

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